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    LC and Staub are indeed pretty proud of their...

    LC and Staub are indeed pretty proud of their cookware, but one can hand a piece down to the next generation so cost per decade is reasonable. ;)
    There are good quality ECI knock-offs that perform...
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    Different subject but: Personal Preference....

    Different subject but: Personal Preference.
    Consistency rules, all machines whether TT, FG or Road should have the same braking configuration per rider preference.

    Try doing a traditional Cyclo...
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    Not a C&V collection since some is old and some...

    Not a C&V collection since some is old and some is not very, Enameled Cast Iron cookware in continuous use in the kitchen.

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    ECI is the steel frame of the kitchen......

    -Bandera
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    Solo riders adapted to the position on...

    Solo riders adapted to the position on non-technical terrain are faster in a TT w/ aerobars.
    Riding in a paceline is faster than solo on aerobars on any terrain, aerobars are not safe/acceptable in...
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    Bicycles can be used by adults, even elderly...

    Bicycles can be used by adults, even elderly ones, in a variety of ways.

    One is by participating in Cycling, which is an Olympic and Professional Sport with several distinct disciplines and a...
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    Bicycles can be used by adults in a variety of...

    Bicycles can be used by adults in a variety of ways.

    One is by participating in Cycling, which is an Olympic and Professional Sport with several distinct disciplines.
    Other than the Time Trial...
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    My advice on "upgrading" a Continental 40 years...

    My advice on "upgrading" a Continental 40 years ago: Don't.
    My advice on "upgrading" a Continental today: Don't.

    Perfectly nice old and new machines suitable for touring are all...
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    "Sturmey lubrication: the best oil with which to...

    "Sturmey lubrication: the best oil with which to lubricate a Sturmey hub is an oil produced for petrol lawn mowers known as 30W four-stroke motor mower engine oil."
    -Classic Lightweights UK...
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    Live Oak trees, like the ones on my property and...

    Live Oak trees, like the ones on my property and in Zilker Park, grow slowly to impressive size with extensive root systems some of which are just sub-surface.
    Damage the roots and you can kill a...
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    That's just Crazy Talk when you get home w/ 6lbs...

    That's just Crazy Talk when you get home w/ 6lbs of local organic Berkshire pork chops and few links of hand made Country Sausage from the FM in the seatbag.
    Fire up the grill and enjoy both with a...
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    That would be Cheating, while obsessing over...

    That would be Cheating, while obsessing over every gram saved regardless of cost and reduced functionality is the 41 Way. :innocent:

    -Bandera
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    That is a '70's "Schwinn Approved" Made in...

    That is a '70's "Schwinn Approved" Made in England canvas seatbag supported by the bag loops on a Brooks saddle and a steel (Miller?) bag support bolted firmly in place.
    The aerodynamic benefit of a...
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    In a desperate 1 1/2 mile time trial to the...

    In a desperate 1 1/2 mile time trial to the Farmer's Market accelerating to nearly 13mph from both stop signs and holding (sorta) that impressive speed while dinging one's lightweight Crane bell for...
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    "Note that builders can also select from a choice...

    "Note that builders can also select from a choice of over 500 tube variations to suit their specific customer preferences, providing a high degree of design flexibility using a "mix-and-match"...
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    In this AM's dash to the Farmer's Mkt only the...

    In this AM's dash to the Farmer's Mkt only the most prompt get the finest selection of produce.
    By installing the lightest mudguards, baskets and bells one shaves grams and arrives first to get the...
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    Reynolds Technology...

    Reynolds Technology

    -Bandera
  17. My native environment. The most effective way...

    My native environment.

    The most effective way to improve "ride quality" on rough surfaces regardless of frame material is to ride supple appropriately wide tires for one's weight at far less than...
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    It is not necessary to ride on car roads at all,...

    It is not necessary to ride on car roads at all, in fact a special albeit very short road has been developed specifically for cycling with no pets or pedestrians allowed.

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    You will be...
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    Back when in the USCF coaching clinics Dr. Burke...

    Back when in the USCF coaching clinics Dr. Burke made a point that Juniors are not only developing mentally and physically and have to be prevented from hurting themselves w/ gearing restrictions and...
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    Thanks, I have one on my (wait for...

    Thanks, I have one on my (wait for it............................) City Bike!

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    I Ding the **** out of it too.......

    -Bandera
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    B_Buff is obviously a sock puppet of Vladimir...

    B_Buff is obviously a sock puppet of Vladimir Putin who can't keep his shirt on either.


    -Bandera
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    A classic, but it pales (sorry) in comparison to...

    A classic, but it pales (sorry) in comparison to his epic poll/thread:

    "Do you care if a guy is riding a bike without a shirt on?"

    Makes you want to say " ****!"

    -Bandera
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    What does **** mean? Is it a positive...

    What does **** mean?
    Is it a positive affirmation like "Oh my stars yes"?

    -Bandera
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    452380 Comfortable, durable & reliable basic...

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    Comfortable, durable & reliable basic transportation in less than Bluebird weather was perfected in the 1930's long before folders, MTBs or the plethora of designs for preening and display...
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    No, fitting the proper gearing before an event...

    No, fitting the proper gearing before an event (and testing it pre-ride) has been SOP for >40 years.
    I do take a small toolbox and gear sets (and track pump, and supplies, fresh kit, raingear, etc.)...
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